Apr 19, 2013 10:14 AM by Ian Auzenne
A Patterson man has become the second person arrested in connection with an alleged plot to smuggle marijuana into the St. Mary Parish Jail. Sheriff's deputies say 27-year-old Joseph Gary was involved in trying to deliver a package of drugs into the jail. Deputies intercepted He faces drug possession charges and a charge of introduction of contraband into a penal institution.
A St. Mary Parish sheriff's deputy, Derek Martin, was arrested yesterday in connection with the scheme.